Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Nominations being accepted for heroes for children award

The State Board of Education is accepting nominations for the 2009 Heroes for Children Award.

This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas school children.  One person from each of the board’s 15 districts will be selected and the winners will be honored during the board’s September meeting.

The nomination form is available on the Texas Education Agency’s Web site at

Completed applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 29.